Texas 10, Oakland 8
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(47-42)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas 0 1 1 1 0 4 3 0 0 10 12 2
Oakland 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 5 8 12 0
WP: K. Rogers (11-4) S: F. Cordero (21)
LP: J. Blanton (5-8)
(46-44)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Texas
- H. Blalock homered to deep right center
Top 3rd: Texas
- M. Young homered to deep left
Top 4th: Texas
- G. Matthews Jr. singled to right, H. Blalock scored
Bot 5th: Oakland
- J. Payton homered to deep left
Top 6th: Texas
- R. Hidalgo doubled to deep right center, H. Blalock and A. Soriano scored, G. Matthews Jr. to third
- S. Alomar Jr. grounded out to shortstop, G. Matthews Jr. scored, R. Hidalgo to third
- D. Dellucci singled to right, R. Hidalgo scored
Bot 6th: Oakland
- J. Kendall doubled to deep left center, M. Ellis scored
- B. Crosby safe at first on third baseman H. Blalock's fielding error, J. Kendall scored
Top 7th: Texas
- K. Mench homered to deep left center, H. Blalock and A. Soriano scored
Bot 9th: Oakland
- B. Kielty singled to center, A. Melhuse scored on G. Matthews Jr.'s fielding error
- K. Ginter doubled to deep left center, B. Kielty and N. Swisher scored
- M. Ellis singled to center, K. Ginter scored
- M. Kotsay singled to center, M. Ellis scored
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Dellucci dh 4 0 1 1 1 1 0 .264
M. Young ss 4 1 2 1 1 0 1 .331
M. Teixeira 1b 5 0 0 0 0 1 4 .281
H. Blalock 3b 5 4 4 1 0 0 3 .287
A. Soriano 2b 4 2 1 0 1 0 1 .272
K. Mench lf 5 1 1 3 0 1 3 .286
G. Matthews Jr. cf 3 1 1 1 2 1 0 .249
R. Hidalgo rf 4 1 1 2 0 3 2 .209
S. Alomar Jr. c 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 .301
 Totals 38 10 12 10 5 7 14  
 Batting
2B - H Blalock 2 (22, J Blanton 2); R Hidalgo (9, K Calero).
HR - H Blalock (17, 2nd inning off J Blanton 0 on, 0 Out), M Young (15, 3rd inning off J Blanton 0 on, 2 Out), K Mench (18, 7th inning off J Duchscherer 2 on, 1 Out).
RBI - H Blalock (58), M Young (49), G Matthews Jr (22), R Hidalgo 2 (37), S Alomar Jr (13), D Dellucci (35), K Mench 3 (49).
2-out RBI - M Young, G Matthews Jr, D Dellucci.
GIDP - H Blalock.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - H Blalock (3, ground ball); G Matthews Jr (3, bobble).
DP - 3 (A Soriano-M Young-M Teixeira, K Rogers-M Young-M Teixeira 2).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Kendall c 4 1 2 1 1 0 1 .287
M. Kotsay cf 5 0 1 1 0 0 3 .276
B. Crosby ss 5 0 0 0 0 0 4 .306
E. Chavez 3b 3 0 2 0 0 1 1 .278
    A. Melhuse ph 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .163
B. Kielty rf 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .283
J. Payton lf 4 1 2 1 0 1 2 .270
N. Swisher 1b 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .245
K. Ginter dh 4 1 1 2 0 0 1 .174
M. Ellis 2b 3 2 1 1 1 0 0 .279
 Totals 37 8 12 6 2 2 15  
 Batting
2B - J Kendall (16, K Rogers); A Melhuse (3, K Loe); K Ginter (5, B Shouse).
HR - J Payton (7, 5th inning off K Rogers 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - J Payton (24), J Kendall (26), K Ginter 2 (25), M Ellis (15), M Kotsay (50).
2-out RBI - J Payton, M Kotsay.
GIDP - J Payton, B Crosby, B Kielty.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (E Chavez-M Ellis-N Swisher).
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Rogers (W, 11-4) 7.0 6 3 2 1 1 1 2.54
K. Loe 1.1 2 2 2 1 1 0 4.55
B. Shouse 0.0 3 3 3 0 0 0 4.80
F. Cordero (S, 21) 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.89
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Blanton (L, 5-8) 5.1 6 5 5 2 5 2 4.64
K. Calero 0.1 1 2 2 1 0 0 4.85
J. Kennedy 0.2 2 2 2 1 0 0 7.19
J. Duchscherer 0.2 1 1 1 0 2 1 1.65
K. Yabu 1.0 2 0 0 1 0 0 4.19
H. Street 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.64
Pitches-strikes - K Rogers 107-69; K Loe 24-17; B Shouse 12-7; F Cordero 13-9; J Blanton 94-61; K Calero 11-7; J Kennedy 25-14; J Duchscherer 15-10; K Yabu 13-8; H Street 9-6.
Ground balls-fly balls - K Rogers 13-7; K Loe 2-1; B Shouse 0-0; F Cordero 1-1; J Blanton 4-7; K Calero 1-0; J Kennedy 1-1; J Duchscherer 0-0; K Yabu 2-1; H Street 1-2.
Batters faced - K Rogers 26; K Loe 7; B Shouse 3; F Cordero 3; J Blanton 24; K Calero 3; J Kennedy 5; J Duchscherer 3; K Yabu 5; H Street 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--C.B. Bucknor. 1B--Phil Cuzzi. 2B--Ed Rapuano. 3B--Jerry Crawford.
Time: 2:54.
Attendance: 22,826.
Weather: 71 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 7 mph, out to right.

Updated on Sunday, Jul 17, 2005 4:11 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Texas
H. Blalock H. Blalock
4-5, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Oakland
J. Payton J. Payton
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI